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Many people invest their money online. They do this because it is easy and it is a safe way to grow your retirement savings. There are many online trading sites that are trustworthy. These online sites are also designed for the average investor. You do not have to be a sophisticated stockbroker to be able [...]

No Comments Mich on Jul 4th 2014

Times are hard for savers and investors at the moment. Interest rates have been incredibly low for some time now, and people are being punished for looking after their money. However, instead of leaving your capital at the mercy of high street savings accounts, it may be time to invest in a VCT. What is [...]

1 Comment Mich on Apr 9th 2014

 Canadians get a big break when we sell our homes. Complaining about taxes is almost a sport in Canada, especially when we look to our U.S. neighbours for comparisons. But there are some areas in which we actually win the tax race, and one of these is our Principal Residence Exemption provision. Americans, for example, [...]

Comments Off Mich on Mar 18th 2014

There are so many things that affect the stock market, some of which may be obvious, while others are not quite so visible.  Typically, any movement in oil prices, inflation rates, employment rates or interest rates will affect the stock market. Additionally, wars, company mergers, company buy outs, bad company reports and natural disasters affect [...]

Comments Off Mich on Oct 4th 2013

Trading can be a highly stressful environment and it is one that is fraught with risk. Many people earn substantial amounts through trading, but there are numerous risks too. Unfortunately, it is impossible to completely eliminate these risks but, there are several ways that you can manage and minimise them. Binary Options are one of [...]

1 Comment Mich on Sep 28th 2013

This is a guest post written by Juliana Weiss-Roessler. Buying real estate can be a risky endeavor, but if you do your research and invest wisely, it can really pay off in the long run. Buying a stable property and renting it out can give you a good source of additional income for relatively little [...]

2 Comments Mich on Sep 4th 2013

The following staff post is by Jessica Streit. Ask my 9 year old son what he needs more of and he’ll tell you three things: video games, money to buy video games and time to play video games. His currency, that which encourages him to do anything around the house is time on the computer. [...]

21 Comments Jessica Streit on Oct 29th 2012

The following post is by Staff Writer Miss T, from Prairie EcoThrifter. This is her first post, so please join me in welcoming her to the site! ARE YOUNG PEOPLE THINKING ABOUT RETIREMENT? Are you in your early twenties and just starting out in your first full-time job? I’ll bet the last thing on your [...]

39 Comments Miss T on Aug 10th 2012

This is the fourth and final post in a series of articles on living to 100 and beyond. This post was originally published on June 12, 2010. Traditional retirement planning is made with one main assumption in mind: after you retire, you will only live a couple of decades at most, and you will be [...]

60 Comments Kevin on Jun 4th 2012

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